disable auto-log off domain group policy

In a sbs 2003 domain, I see that my user gets logged off after approx 3 hours. I can't find where to disable this policy, is anyone here familiar with this?

I observed that my user gets logged off even if a program is running.
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VB ITSSpecialist ConsultantCommented:
Are your users getting logged off remote sessions when they connect in via RDP or are they being logged off while physically in front of their computer when they're in the office?

If it's the latter then there's most likely something installed on the machine that is causing this. You can check the event logs on the machine that the user is logging in to in order to see what program and user account is initiating the logoff. The event ID varies depending on the OS which you haven't really specified above.
sk391Author Commented:
Thanks, it happens over rdp, I first observed this on a server 2003 physical machine, and it happened again on a brand new install of win7 ,so it has to be a domain-controlled policy, because the win7 vm did not have any third party software installed on it.
VB ITSSpecialist ConsultantCommented:
It does sound like a GPO in Group Policy is causing this then. The policies that cause the auto logoff can be found in Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Terminal Services\Sessions in the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC for short) on your 2003 server.

Note that both these policies can be configured in either the Computer Configuration or User Configuration sections so make sure you check both areas.

You can use the Group Policy Results Wizard in GPMC (located towards the bottom on the left hand tree) and target your Windows 7 VM to verify which policy (if any) contains the relevant settings.

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Natty GregIn Theory (IT)Commented:
Its a domain policy, sure you can change it but its for security purpose and it usually happen when, there is no activity input from the user after a period of time.
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